Board Members

Alan Bell

Alan Bell

 

Alan has been involved with Trellis since 2002. He has worked at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and in the gardens at Holyrood Palace. In the late 80’s he worked as an advisor for the Society for Horticultural Therapy, based in Somerset but assisting projects across the UK. He went on to set up the organisation’s Scottish office, which later became Community

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Iain Mackintosh

 

MA, BSc, FCMI, FIBC, MBCS. Based in Perth, Iain formerly ran his own business providing line and project management services to UK corporate clients.  He now provides business administration and website development services to organisations in the Scottish voluntary and charitable sectors.

Carol Anderson

 

Carol Anderson is an Honours Graduate from the University of Aberdeen and has spent her career as a communications professional in fundraising, PR and marketing. Her focus has always been to grow business and increase revenues. Roles with Oxfam and Help the Aged and The Prince’s Scottish Youth Business Trust involved creative and innovative approaches to finding new sources of income

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Colin Stirling

Colin Stirling FCIH, NDH(Hons)

After many years in research and the commercial horticultural industry Colin was employed by SAC as a lecturer and then as a Senior Horticultural Advisor from 1974 to 2002 and thereafter as a self employed consultant until 2012.  He is a long standing director of Trellis and the Chairman of Pitcaple Environmental Project Ltd, a registered charity

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Mike Buckley-Jones

 

Mike is a graduate of University of Paisley, with a BA in Business Admin & Entrepreneurship, as well as being a Chartered Fellow of CIPD and a Fellow of both CMI and ILM.

His career spans the insurance industry where he held a variety of roles, laterally as a senior manager for a major “

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Linda Treliving

 

Dr Linda Treliving, MB,ChB, FRCPsych

Linda was a Consultant Psychatrist in psychotherapy for 25 years before retiring in 2013. She worked in Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen mostly with adults with a history of early trauma and latterly people with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder(BPD). She established a successful treatment approach in Aberdeen called Mentalization

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Peter Sinclair

 

Following completion of Horticulture Diploma at Auchincruive, Peter became a  Horticultural Therapy volunteer at Cyrenian Farm, Edinburgh.  This led  to getting a post working within the Occupational Therapy Department at Gartnavel Royal  Hospital, Glasgow using gardening as a therapeutic tool for clients with mental illness.

For the last 23 years Peter had the pleasure of

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Ken Cox

 

Kenneth Cox is a 3rd generation planthunter, writer and nurseryman and one of the world's leading experts on rhododendrons. He is author of 12 books on Scottish gardening, plant hunting, woodland gardening and rhododendrons and has led 9 expeditions in search of plants to South and South-East Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh. Kenneth is managing director of the family firm Glendoick

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